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that next step. i know my teammates will be ready. and the city will, too. >> he's a remarkable guy. he can force a pitch, thrown a lot of pitches, and he did that. that's the way that game should end. jayson werth hitting a home run. he hasn't hit that many this year. but, what was it, 13, 14 pitches at-bat. that was great effort on his part. >> reporter: unbelievable the word that many players used in the locker room last night to describe that at-bat. the pitcher said, you know what, he just beat me. he's a good baseball player. i challenged him with my 96-mile-an-hour heater and he just beat me. hopefully the nats can do more beating tonight as they take on the cardinals. gio gonzalez on the mound. a lot more coming up from the park in just a bit. guys? >> see you soon, dan. >>> it would be very hard to top the excitement of last night's victory. at least fans didn't have to oo. today was the start at 8:30. pat collins begins our team coverage. >> reporter: hi, doreen. baseball's all a history. and fans are hoping that the history they witnessed yesterday will repeat itself tonight. she
of a new plan to generate extra toll lars from revenue from alcohol sales for the city. but not everyone thinks that's a good idea. >> hey, jim. a lot of city officials were probably hoping that this weekend they would start seeing the cash to start flowing in. but it looks like it's going to be more of a soft open this weekend. >>> this columbus day weekend will be the first run of a new licy that allows 42 bars and restaurants in the district to keep the drinks flowing until 4:00 a.m. on holidays. the extended hours will only take place before federal and district holidays. lima lounge is already open until 3:00 a.m. on weekends but has to stop serving alcohol at 2:00. people coming out at 1:00, 2:00 in the morning, it's not that much longer. >> they won't be going until 4:00 a.m. this time around. >> columbus day is a less of a holiday. that was the consensus for most of the places we stopped by tonight. this will help d.c. compete with other major cities. >> it's been a sleepy town. so anything to maybe spice up the night life, i think it helps businesses, so i think it's a good thin
to points north like new york city and boston, their day off to a rocky start because of this power outage. now, it's primarily affecting amtrak service, although we are seeing an impact to mark service north of baltimore as well. as for amtrak, the 448 acela express to boston as cancelled, the 5:30 northeast regional was cancelled also the express to new york. that gate is listed as closed. we have the 6:30 regional to newark cancelled so we're seeing big delays, big cancellations and inconveniences to travelers headed on amtrak points north from union station this morning. we did speak to a commuter who had a 9:30 meeting in new york city. he looked up at the board here and saw his train was not going to be leaving and so he's scrambling to try to figure out another way to get to that meeting this morning. mark train also points north of baltimore impacted. they have crews working on the situation. we'll update you later on in the show. megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you. >>> controversial ads supporting israel now on display in some metro stations. yesterday the transit agency put up th
's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. >>> five minutes after the hour, and the nationals playoff run off to a great start. they won the opening game of the national league division series, and the game's big hero started the game on the bench. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throwing on in, but two runs score. and moving on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> tyler moore's pinch-hit in the eighth inning scored the tying and winning runs, and the nats beat the world series champion st. louis cardinals 3-2. moore admits he was a little nervous when he was at bat. >> i'm coming off the bench in front of 50,000 people, so it's crazy. i've been in that position before, and i was able to calm myself down and just kind of put the barrel on it. >> you did good. the nationals will look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series this afternoon in st. louis. first pitch scheduled for just after 4:30. >>> orioles fans not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last nig
and fairfax city. the radar is dry. we do have showers we're watching down to the south and west of our area. around charleston, west virginia, around roanoke. all that advancing to the northeast. we are talking about some rain today. i don't think it's going to be a heavy rain. it will be wet. the fact we'll go from cold to chilly conditions. 8:00 a.m., partly cloudy. cold. take out 35 to 40 degrees. lunchtime today, 48 to 53. here comes the rain around noontime. goes through the afternoon and evening hours. let's get a look at first 4 traffic. >>> on the interstates, no reports of any serious accidents on 495. we are dealing with some construction on the inner loop at 7. that project is shutting down the exit ramp and travel lanes getting by to the left. luckily, no serious backups. let's take a live look at the beltway just north of robinson terminal. good look at the outer loop and the inner loop. on the inner loop, 14 minutes to the dulles toll road. back to you. >>> today both presidential candidate,on the campaign trail. romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. t
. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown, a former rising star, resign his chairmanship and left city politics, his career, in ruins. he was ordered back in court tuesday for failing to check in weekly before he was extended in november for felony bank fraud. at his guilty plea last summer, brown had promised to cooperate. but judge richard leon was told tuesday, brown had three times failed to check in as required. brown attempted to apologize. your apology is a little late in the game. what is your excuse, the judge that, cutting off brown. you're five weeks away from sentencing. this is not the way to position yourself. you must be extremely careful. you don't want to know what the next step is. judge leon ordered brown from now on to check in personally at the court once a week. and to adhere to a curfew from 11:00 p.m. at night until 6:30 in the morning. don't be back here until the day of sentencing. this is pretty simple stuff. brown's attorney said his client had gotten the message that he could be jailed if he disobeyed the court again. >> is he clear now on what his pretrial release
the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. we reached out to a metro spokesperson. he declined to comment at this time saying the posters were already causing enough controversy. news4. >>> the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the centers for disease control said there are 105 reported cases in nine states, eight deaths have been blamed on the outbreak, two happened in maryland and virginia. health officials have tied the fungal meningitis outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. those shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. >> cautiously optimistic that many of the efforts to reach patients and clinicians with information about this outbreak are succeeding. >> the pharmacy has recalled all of its products as a precaution. the government last week urged doctors not to use any of those products on patients. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky and no one will speak on his behalf, that's according to sandusky's attorneys. he has several letters written on his behal
lakes. we're in the 40 this is the big cities in the mid-atlantic in. the suburbs in the upper 30s to low 40s. thankfully we don't have many rainy spots out there. just one area of rain in northern portions of mississippi. some of the heavier showers throughout this morning, but overall moving pretty quickly into areas of southern tennessee as we go throughout the morning. so your forecast today, after the chilly morning, it's a nice afternoon from denver to chicago. the only problem down there in florida, we'll continue with some showers and storms. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. one area, the area of rain i was just mentioning there in mississippi, it will quickly be moving across the weather map today. eventually it will bring a chance of some clouds and showers to areas in virginia, even north carolina and possibly even washington, d.c. no big warm-up in sight. looks like this chillier weather pattern is here to stay for at least the next week. >> so is it win thor? >> -- winter? >> no, that's a whole duff ball gam
the coast of ocean city -- no, that's off the coast of hawaii. not even close to ocean city, but they did have some big-time surf. for these guys, what does that mean? hit the beach. that's exactly what they were doung. they're expecting more big waves tomorrow. a southwest swell coming in on the big island. by way, temperatures in hawaii. the next seven days in a row, 85 degrees. i looked at the forecast. 85 the next seven days in a row. that's why i'm your weather man. i'm not doing the weather in honolulu. the wet ir did change a little bit. up 10 degrees from where we were yesterday. we were almost 10 degrees higher at 64 degrees. a lot of you said you didn't really notice a difference because of all of the cloud cover that we saw. it was still fairly cool. out there right now, 59 degrees. a dew point of 52. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. the clouds starting to lower. only about 3 miles an hour. but that is going to allow for some more cloud cover. and the potential is there for drizzle overnight and into your morning. right now, very cool out to the west. we're already seeing
of any city, you know, where there is an important game. you'll have a sellout crowd. you'll obviously have a lot of issues with a lot of people. >> reporter: and coming up at 6:00, we'll let you know why the best way to get here tomorrow may be on two wheels. live at the navy yard metro station. news4. >> we want to welcome adam. a familiar name to us. >> we've been will nlistening t. all of my friends told me, congratulated us for stealing you from them. so welcome. it is really good. >> reporter: nice to be here. >> it is good to see and you really good to have you on board. and good luck getting home tonight in the commute. >> he know how to do that. >> reporter: to everybody out there. good luck to everybody. >> thanks. >>> with game three and game four during the day, you can imagine people are already thinking about their excuse to get from, to get out of work the next couple days. coming up at 5:30, pat collins will be joining us live to tell us how people are planning to get out of work so they can go to the playoffs. >>> he's better be here tomorrow. so should all of us be bu
has successfully placed the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. most posters have not gone up yet. we have not gotten a time line as to when they will go up yet. live at the u street metro station, tony tall, tal, news 4. >>> meteorologist veronica johnson is in for tom kierein and joins us. >> still a little chilly. well, it's going to stay chilly today, guys. i'm sure you've noticed all the clouds we've got across the area. a few sprirnkles and light showers. it's going to be chilly. on top of that, it's going to be wet later today. we started out this morning in the 30s and 40s. it was our coldest start in more than five months. a look at the readings now. at 50 degrees. we're at 46. that was one of the spots that started out in the 30s. rockville and bethesda now at 46. it's 46 also around manassas. right now, we've got clouds across the area. that's some of the rain that's trying to fall. it's going to take a little while to saturate the air and get rid of all the dry conditions and see some of the moisture start to fall around here. i don't think
. temperatures hovering around freezing places like detroit, chicago, oklahoma city. we'll get more on the forecast straight ahead. >>> also, president obama hits up a star-studded campaign fund-raiser poking a little fun at his debate performance last week. we'll tell you what he had to say and look ahead to this week's big vice presidential debate. >>> and we'll meet the creator of a blog who mocks parents who fill their twitter and facebook updates with tweets about their kids. is it too mean-spirited? we'll ask her about that. >>> and check out this massive pile-up at a nascar race this season. this all happened on the final lap. more on that story in just a moment, but we want to begin with that first major blast of winter weather across a large chunk of the nation. nbc's kevin tibbles is in chicago this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: forgive me for looking a little confused this morning, though some would say most mornings i do, but today it's about the temperature. it is colder right now in chicago than it was during periods of last january. some people out here e
have a chance tomorrow will to take that next step. i know my teammates will be ready, and the city will, too. >> tame game time tomorrow, 8:37 p.m. gio gonzalez to the mound. with a win, they advance to the national league championship series with the san francisco giants. more reaction and news from a giddy locker room coming up in sports. erika gonzalez also witnessed the madness tonight. erika? >> reporter: dan, oh, what a heart at that tack! the nats live, they live to fight another day. >> 3-2 and a adrive hit deep to left field, looking up, way back, it's gone! >> reporter: it's like someone took a defibrillator to the heart of this team and shocked it back to life. will this couple used up some vacation time to see the 2-1 victory over the cardinals. >> we had to help the nats win today, and we pulled it off. >> reporter: and someone even played a little hooky and why were you not in mrs. westner's place today. >> because i was at the nationals game will. >> reporter: dad? >> let's go nats! let's go nats! will 79 years, he's making history. >> reporter: for karen, tonight wa
and yesterday on my drive back nothing but great looking old cars headed on over toward ocean city and so if you haven't got a plan and you need something to do today go on out to the beach. last good beach day for a long time as well. temperatures promise to plummet by this time tomorrow. currently we are in the upper 50s to low and mid 60s around the area. a very mild october morning today. there are rain drops just to the west of i-81 across far western maryland and into the mountains of west virginia. they are associated with a cold front which will be coming through here today. it might wring out a quick couple showers even in the metro area. late morning through mid afternoon today. so expect a scattered shower chance today. certainly not a washout. we're off to a dry start. it'll be warm today. well up into the 70s once again. we'll start to cool down late tonight and by tomorrow it'll be much, much chillier indeed. the terps are at home in college park taking on the demon deacons. 71 degrees at kickoff. as i mentioned only a 30% chance of rain. if you need to see your team on tv tell me
freezing early this morning. still on the relatively mild side here in the city limits where urban center temperatures are in the low 40s right now. it's 32 in manassas. 30 degrees below freezing now over much of northern montgomery county. 30 in frederick, maryland. 30 in martinsburg and 32 in winchester. freeze warnings still posted to the north and west of the downtown area through about 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. nothing showing up on radar. we'll be dry today and i suspect dry most if not all of your upcoming weekend. here's your saturday planner. plenty of sunshine. cool to chilly sunshine. highs today getting up into the upper 50s and low 60s. on the whole it's going t good day today. the big one between maryland and virginia. down in charlottesville a 3:00 kick off today. 64 degrees for the charlottesville -- in charlottesville for the game on the grounds of the university of virginia. if you want your game on tv this morning send me a request. chuck.bell@uni nbc.com. >> if you went to last night's game or stepped out of the door early this morning you know the d.c. area is feelin
amounts anywhere from two to four inches of rain. oklahoma city, all the way up to milwaukee. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> another chilly, nippy start to the morning. ah, the sun is coming up. more sunshine here. we'll have it for a good part of the day. clouds mixing in. 47 is the temperature currently. other areas north and west is in the 30s. howard county, montgomery county, loudoun county. the high is 64. breezy later today. it gets cold tonight dropping to the upper 20s to >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> thank you. barbra streisand is one of the world's most successful performers entertaining all around the globe and never in her hometown of brooklyn, until now. nbc's mara schiavocampo is live with more. mara, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. last night this place was packed with excited fans clamoring for a chance to see streisand's first ever performance here in brooklyn. of course, she was born and raised here, and until now she had never returned for a show. >> hello, brooklyn! >> reporte
of the coldest areas, to about 46 inside the city. a chilly start with a few clouds here and there. tomorrow afternoon, sun and clouds, cool and breezy. we'll see high temperatures 59 to 65. but they will be falling quickly tomorrow night. once again, i think even in the d.c. area we could see some 30s to around 40 degrees on saturday morning. going up to a high of 62. 73 on sunday. 74 on monday. just a 30% chance of showers. then we get mild once again. this little cooldown we're seeing is not going to last too long. just gives us a little taste of what's coming. >> thank you. >> it is early. >> real early for 30s. >>> coming up, not your average classroom. how a fairfax county school is expanding school to the mall. >>> and the ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor,
from buildings. the city cut down nearly 400 trees and removed 200 street lights. the "endeavour" will be the only shuttle on display on the west coast. quite a project to move that thing. >> yeah. you could say that again. pretty cool though, huh? >> very cool. cool outside right now, too. >> that's going to be the word we're using throughout the rest of the evening. cool. that's going to be the theme as we move in through the night tonight. temperatures on the cool side. tomorrow night, however, i think will be cold. you're going to need the coats. perfect time for the weekend. we're talking about friday and saturday night. and yes, that is right, we are going to be seeing the coldest night i think we've seen so far this season. for the record today, high temperature -- look at that shot, by the way. look at the color. already seeing color around our region. near peak color in the mountains off to the west. a great weekend to get out and see some of that. 63 the high temperature today, low of 49. below average once again. just two years ago today, it was 88 degrees. so that sho
for kenneth phillips, who has long realized his city to get a feel for the danger and romance of space flight. >> it's the real deal you're looking at. >> reporter: and look at it they've been doing. thousands along the 12-mile route of what has been called the mother of all parades in his city. >> it's just an icon of america. >> really a phenomenal experience. >> reporter: there have been complainted about the 400 trees cut down along the route, though they'll be replaced two for one. some residents, the fact that they can't get close to the spectacle in their neighborhood. >> they're going to close off the streets so that we can't even be on the sidewalk. >> reporter: but endeavor's logbook is about to record its final entry. it's the real thing. >> every scorch mark you see, every dent that you see, everything that is there is revealing what the orbiter did and why it did it. >> reporter: it's the real thing. its work done now headed for home. >>> once again, here's lester. >> if you're a parent, you try hard to capture every moment of your children's lives with your camera. but because s
'll replace the 1000 series cars in place since the '70s. >>> new plans f the streetcar on "h" street. city transportation director terry bellamy says status for the high school could delay the project by 90 days or more. that's where officials wanted to build a car barn. right now the earliest the streetcar line could be open for business is late 2013. >>> olympic gold medalist shawn white will be in court today. the snowboarder was arrested in nashville last month and charged with vandalism and public intoxication. he was charged with pulling a fire alarm where he was staying, causing an evacuation. white said he got carried away and is sorry for his poor behavior. >>> redskins quarterback rg3 will be allowed back on the field today. doctors have cleared him to practice, but it's no guarantee he'll be able to play on sunday. the rookie quarterback suffered a mild concussion during the third quarter on sunday as he scrambled for the sideline. he won't be allowed to have any contact yet, and he'll continue to be evaluated for any symptoms. head coach mike shanahan says he is optimistic grif
's inside the city. but many of you will wake up to around 30 to 40 degrees. the sun coming up tomorrow at around 7:14. you'll need the jacket as you step out the door. >> okay. >>> we have breaking news from the u.s. district court right now. a former campaign aide for d.c. mayor vincent gray has just been sentenced. howard brooks admitted he lied about payments he made to a fringe candidate in 2010. darcy spencer is outside the courthouse. brooks won't be doing any jail time, right? >> reporter: he certainly won't the he got two years of probation, escaping any jail time right here in federal court this afternoon. initially, he lied to investigators, but then had a change of heart, he began to cooperate. and that's what made the difference. we caught up with him this afternoon as he left the courthouse. but he had no comment. howard brooks the 64-year-old former campaign aide to mayor vince gray was sentenced to serve 24 months on probation, and complete 200 hours of community service. he escaped jail time. that after admitting to lying to federal investigators involving the 2010 mayo
'm absolutely psyched. >> hit, hit, hit and more hits. >> reporter: if people in our city seem especially confident today, it's because they've supersized their nat-itude. >> woo! >> reporter: the regular season, blew collar baseball, play, play, travel, play, play some more. but when the air gets crisp and the bunting goes up, the play-offs begin, new pressures. new nat-itude. regular season nat-itude would be what? >> go nats. >> reporter: now give me some play-off nat-itude! >> go, nats! >> reporter: she saw it. >> incredible hit, yes. he wanted that home run. >> reporter: so did he. >> absolute elation. i was jubilant. >> reporter: in nationals baseball lore, this could be known as the at-bat. bottom of the ninth, score tied, jayson werth fouls off pitch after pitch. and then walk-off home run. >> deep to left field! way back! it's gone! >> reporter: when he hit that home run, what was the feeling in your heart? >> i was almost ready to cry. like i am right now talking about it. it was such a good feeling. >> reporter: this is bob keran. he's been a season ticket holder for seven year
through the body scan in kansas city, was pulled aside and forced to go through a patdown. she has silicone breast implants and major scar tissue from reconstructive tissue. then what happened next left her mortified. >> i'm standing here with my arms in the air, and somebody is feeling my chest. everyone is looking at me wondering what does this woman have on her chest? what is wrong with her chest? >> the agent never offered her a private patdown. tsa released a statement saying that sometimes it is necessary to do a physical patdown when a body scan detects something out of the ordinary. tsa tries to make the process as uninvasive as possible while keeping passengers safe. >> the "today" show is coming up at 7:00. let's check in with savannah guthrie to see what they're working on this morning. >>> coming up on a monday morning on "today," an early taste of winter for millions of americans. frost and freeze warnings from new york all the way down to texas. even snow in some places already. we're going to tell you how long this will last. >>> also ahead, the man behind coney 2012
of a guidance counsellor here in new york city because of the modeling photos she took 17 years ago. we'll talk about that, but let's start this half hour with a caffein controversy at a high school out in illinois. four students suspended for consuming so-called energy mints, and their families are not at all happy. we'll talk to two of those students exclusively in a moment, but first nbc's kevin tibbles has their story. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. well, the students from the pekin high school here in illinois say the suspensions will likely affect their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a
nice and clear really from dale city to the beltway. and road work looks to be completely over. a live look as you make your way past the occoquan northbound, a little volume as you head towards the beltway. nothing you can't handle in your travel speed, excellent. about 61 miles per hour. 11 minutes to get from the occoquan to the beltway, and continuing on 395, no problems there. nice and clear as well. from duke, no issues as you head over the 14th street bridge really in both directions northbound and southbound, you're clear. i'm back in ten with a look at your rails. aaron, you remember that? excellent. over to you. >> party time, absolutely. thanks a lot, danella. >>> this morning a change of pace in decision 2012. vice president joe biden and gop challenger paul ryan put each other to the test during last night's debate. the two took jabs to each other as they spoke on several issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s.
million illegitimate 911 calls were made last year nationwide. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's office claim accidental calls outnumbered real emergency calls in which police were dispatched. we've been debating, butt dialing versus pocket dialing. i've never heard of pocket dialing. completely unfamiliar to me. >> okay. >>> the threat a local police officer made that landed him in jail. >>> also a local college administrator on leave for taking a stand on same-sex marriage. why so many are surprised by her stance. >> the chill i >>> breaking news. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> and now from washington's leading news station, thi
by the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history. "the washington post" is reporting auditors have warned district cfo about the issues. including poor tracking of tax payments, dummy accounts set up with fake social security numbers, and lack of management oversight. this comes five years after a mid-level manager was caught stealing millions through phony tax return refunds. >>> the nats' pitching struggles against the cardinals. st. louis' offense dominated the nationals, hitting four home runs en route to vehicle tee. the series is now tied at one game apiece with the series shifting to the nation's capital for the final three games. dan hellie has a recap from st. louis. >> good morning. all that went right in game one for the nationals did not in game two. starting pitcher jordan zimmermann struggled big-time giving up five earned runs in three innings of work. so this is the second straight game that a starting pitcher has struggled and that was the strength of the nationals team this year. >> definitely tough. i wanted to go out there and go deep in the game, try to get out
into this country at 16. $10 in my pocket when i arrived at new york city. of course, no education. the hardest thing i ever had to do. >> reporter: this act gives no freebies. to get to the ballot, prerequisites tacked on. paid tax, registered for selective service, plan to apply for full citizenship. supporters of the act say they want equal footing for all college bound in the community. the dreamers, the investment made in early education. >> we need them to build and assist in making a better america. in building of our future. >> some people that have been here for a really long time, and that's like, like a sister or brother, not being able to go to college. >> reporter: after the rally in langley park, time to strike up the band and march to the university of maryland campus. the senior director torres says the efforts lay preparation for larger immigration reform. >> we truly believe that the sooner the president is going to be re-elected, president obama, the first priority in 2013. >> reporter: a long march from langley park to college park with long uphill stretches but they all mad
of five playoff series starting tomorrow. it's big business for both teams and their cities. when the o's won last night, fans celebrated knowing they would get a shot at the yankees. and businesses celebrating, as well, starting to print new t-shirts and other gear for fans coming to the park on sunday and before. >> last night it was crazy. i actually haven't slept at all. we are just getting ready for today. we knew it was going to be crazy before we got here. 7:00 in the morning and people were already waiting to open up. we're probably going to stay late. >> long hours. but two playoff games in baltimore means more money for beer distributors, bars, restaurants and hotels will benefit from traveling yankee fans, as well. and the nats getting ready for the playoffs. they start on the road against st. louis. we'll have a preview of the big game tomorrow and tell you whether any of the guys are nervous about their first playoff appearance. for more coverage, go to nbcwashington.com. we have an entire page dedicated to it. just search key word nats, o course. >>> mitt romney is gaining
lot of confusion for travelers at union station. people headed north to major cities like newark, new york, and boston. they were forced to make alternate plans. >> i had to change all my plans. i was going to new york. i had a bunch of business meetings. i have to figure whether i'm going to fly up or do all this remotely. >> we're not sure how we'll get north to philly. and it is pretty upsetting. i only had one day to see my sister. so we're hoping that somehow we'll get north. >> the outage also affected marc train service. normal service was restored at about 1:00 this afternoon. however, track repairs continue. >>> to the race for the white house. today in a poll taken after the presidential debate shows a surge for mitt romney. he is up now by five points over president obama in the midwest where ohio and iowa could determine the winner in november. both candidates happen to be campaigning in those states today. steve handelsman joins us now from the hill with more on a shift in strategy for romney. steve? >> reporter: thanks, jim. just a few weeks ago, mitt romney had all but
. if the nationals win the series, the d.c. flag will fly over city hall in st. louis for one day. if the cards beat the nats, the flag of st. louis will fly over the wilson building here in the district. news 4 will have complete coverage of today's game, but we want to hear from you. send your photos to natsp natspic@nbcwashington.com. >>> the orioles' run continues tonight in new york. the o's take on the yankees in game three of the american league division series. baltimore won game two on monday night. the series is now even at 1. >> lots of baseball going on. battle of the beltway, not so much. what about the battle of the weather? >>> we need good weather for a win, and we're going to have some winning weather around here today. couldn't ask for anything better. fim finally, we're going to break this funk we've been in with the clouds and the dismal weather, the drizzle. it's drismal. what? that's a word. kind of patchy fog out there this morning with the low visibility in baltimore over 95. everywhere else up over two miles. check out the satellite and radar. no precipitation over the area.
morning, most of you will be in the 30s. 38 to the coolest areas, 45 in the city. damp, fog and drizzle early in the morning. not the best start to our tuesday. tomorrow afternoon, cloudy early. clearing late. temperatures 55 to about 59 degrees. that clearing will take place from the west, and then move towards the east during the afternoon. high of 69 on your wednesday, 64 on thursday with some sunshine. 67 on friday. right now, it looks like the warmest time will actually be the weekend. 67 on saturday. 75 on sunday. that ahead of another frontal boundary. that will give us nice warm winds out of the southwest, about 20, 30 miles per hour on sunday. >> a little breezy. but very nice. >>> coming up, a dog walker was attacked and murray went missing. well, he has been found. >>> the gay marriage debate on monday night football. stay tuned. >>> i'm carol maloney at camden yards. coming up in sports, the nats trying to get out of st. louis. holding all the cards. >>> and the latest on the concussion suffered by robert griffin iii. mike shanahan tells us what it will take for him to play
jambalaya. >> it's for about 20 people. but i think it would feed 50. >> reporter: the city plays a major role in the show, and so do some of the real life players. lime rahm emanuel. >> i don't know if i'm allowed to say this, but it was bad ass. he drove up in five huge black cars. and like 19 guys got out. they're just like, shoot it, shooit. he comes walking up and does this ad lib action. >> when he first came up, i'm shaking his hand, i was like, how are you doing? he's like, hey, how are you doing? we're filming. yeah, we are, we're filming. >> he totally is a closet actor. he had the sparkle in his eyes. >>> news4 is getting an inside look at d.c.'s fire and rescue heroes. coming up at 6:00, jackie bensen show us how 9/11 changed the roles for those men and women. >>> i think we'll get a little on the cool side. i wore the red tie and thought i would help. >> it's not working. >> but tomorrow, tomorrow is another day. tomorrow will be a little on the cool side. we do have a little bit of a cold front moving through the area right now. today, high temperatures approaching 70 degree
of the wild animal was recently captured in one of the windy city's urban areas. can you imagine seeing that? officials are aware of the increase in sightings and plan to keep a close eye on that situation. i hope so. >>> finally, a little bit of hollywood history is going on the auction block. it's the famed one worn by judy garland in the "wizard of oz." it's expected to fetch over a million dollars. the winning winner will win the only winning gingham dress used in the film. >>> bill karins is here. he has your weather forecast for you. >> made me think of how many times that dress has been used for a halloween costume. >> i still am traumatized. >> that's what i should show up for halloween as, a flying monkey with the music in the background. >> i won't speak to you if that's the case. >> well, good morning, everyone. i think we've all gotten a taste of the cold air by now. if you're in the northern plains, it's another little brisk morning. another large storm is swirling along the border of minnesota, up there in canada. also another storm lingering off the eastern sea boards. we don'
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if you get anything today. 70 in ocean city but 42 in columbus, ohio. that's where the cool transition is coming through. the front coming through the metro washington area today between 4:00 and 6:00. you'll know when it goes by. you actually feel the wind shift back around to the northwest and that'll start ushering in the much cooler weather. skies will be briefly clear tonight before another batch of clouds rolls in here tomorrow. little area of low pressure zipping along on the very speedy jet stream will wring out a couple showers here tomorrow. again, not a lot of rain but tomorrow not much if anything in the way of sunshine and temperatures struggling to get into the low 50s tomorrow. so a huge cooldown compared to today. for today no complaints. becoming cloudy. a quickly moving scattered shower or two is going to be it. the big story is that today we'll be in the mid to upper 70s. tomorrow's high temperatures upper 40s and low and mid 50s. so much colder tomorrow. if you're headed out to the redskins game, start looking for the warm weather gear now because you'll need it. he
cleared away from the city, and sidewalks had to be closed. for pedestrians, looks like a lot of fun at the news desk. melissa mollet, news 4. >>> i think it ran through a red light. new this morning, the mars land rover curiosity appears to have made a very surprising yet familiar find on the red planet. while testing rocks for chemical compositions, curiosity uncovered a rock that is new to mars but very similar to ones found on earth around hawaii and other pacific islands. nasa is being very careful when it comes to describing what this means. curiosity landed there in august and is trying to uncover whether there was ever life on mars. >>> new this morning, the winner of the 2012 nobel peace prize. >> the nobel committee has decided that the nobel peace prize for 2012 is to be awarded to the european union. >> that announcement made just a short time ago in oslo, norway. the chair of the nobel committee says the european union helped transform once wartorn europe into a continent of peace. the award comes as the eu is confronting its biggest financial crisis since its creation i
was discovered near the patridge park open space in the city of arvada. at this time, we're unable to make any connection to the disappearance of jessica ridgeway. >> reporter: 10-year-old jessica ridgeway vanished nearly a week ago today. the fifth grader last seen walking to school friday morning. police have scoured her neighborhood, nearby fields, and waterways. investigators working jessica's abduction help process the crime scene where the body was found some 7 miles from jessica's home and 11 miles from where her backpack was found sunday. detectives have said they don't believe jessica's parents are involved in her disappearance. her mother and father spoke out just days ago. >> we'll never stop looking. >> i want her to come back through that door. i need her to walk back through that door. >> reporter: overnight, there has been no comment from jessica's family. we expect to hear from police in about an hour and a half. it's quite possible we'll have a much better indication if that body does belong to the missing 10-year-old, an entire community here holding their collective breath a
virginia. we're at 58 degrees here. new york city 53. philadelphia 59 degrees. we'll see the sunshine here. areas north of new york, probably staying in the clouds with showers around the area today. here's a look at the hour by hour forecast. for today, mid-60s noontime, with lots of sunshine, and a few clouds will start coming back in the afternoon. hitting 72 at 4:00 today. let's hit the roads with first 4 traffic. >>> i'm tracking breaking news. if you're traveling northbound i-95 trying to take the exit ramp to eastbound 32. right now the exit ramp is blocked because of an accident is blocked at the end of the exit. again, you're starting to see big delays as you try to make your way from northbound i-95, trying to exit onto eastbound 32 just be aware of that. i'm going to keep much waing th -- watching that for you and let you know when the accident clears. starting to see volume here. really slow through newington. the good news is along i-95 in northern virginia, travel lanes are open. eun, back over to you. >> thank you so much. 6:02 now. >>> we're just hours away from the first p
breaking news. the d.c. city council member accused of violating metro's code of conduct. graham, who is a former metro board member. the latest for you on news4 at 6:00. >>> a proud hard-earned moment for two d.c. educators today. >> we're here to let your principal know that he has been selected as the d.c.ps principal of the year. >> the principal of mckinley technology high school was definitely surprised today, as principal of the year. he got tickets for today's nats game, and a check for $10,000. >> wow.th grade students at education camp. she's d.c.'s teacher of the year. th student explained how miss herrod helped him learn by promoting the love of reading and appreciating our world-class museums. >>> people who live in prince george's county should be prepared for a possible increase in the water bill. the washington suburban senate commission could add $5.23 to every bill starting in the spring. the wsse requested an increase to help offset the rising cost of service in both prince george's and montgomery counties. >>> how low we going to go tonight? >> we're going to get i
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suffered a concussion. all of the redskins said is that griffin was shaken up. in kansas city, quarterback matt cassel also suffered a concussion. after the game, starting tackle eric winston called out the fans who actually cheered when cassel left the game with an injury. for the steelers, who got a big win today against the eagles, they have a short week to turn it around on a thursday night and they are missing possibly two of their starting defense players, troy polamalu who returned from an aggravated calf injury and returned from that injury today and lamarr woodley suffered a hamstring injury, the outside linebacker. >> folks, get the latest nfl news and information from mike florio all week long by tuning into the all new pro football talk which airs tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. and every weekday on the nbc sports network. al and cris back to wrap things up from new orleans after this. . uuuhhh! leave ordinary behind with wendy's new bacon portabella melt. applewood smoked bacon, rich portabellas in a melty cheddar sauce. unleashing the power of the melt. that's wendy's way. now that's b
broke out overnight in the eastern section of the city. it took firefighters two hours to get it under control. this photo was taken by the baltimore fire department. they say one person had to jump from a second-story window to escape the flames. a firefighter was also injured, but is expected to be okay. at this point, investigators say they are not clear how the fire started. >>> trcontroversy this morning a university. dr. angela mccaskill is the head of diversity at galladet university. she reportedly signed a propose to support the same-sex marriage law. officials say it's inappropriate given her job as chief diversity officer. students are split on the decision to put her on leave. >> when you're in certain roles on campus, as the president, that separation of personal and private life is gone. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote. in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> we went to mccaskill's home but got n answer. the university president says he'll use this time that mccaskill is on leave to determine wha
, with treatment and prevention techniques, there's no reason for that. it's still a crisis here in the city. >> i read if washington was a country, in terms of aids rate, it would rank near the top half of countries in africa. are people here aware of how big an epidemic it is? >> that's a good question. we talk about it every chance we get about the rate of hiv here in d.c. i think some of the crisis we had in the '80s and '90s is a loss. treatments are so good now, if you get into care and stay on treatment, you'll die with hiv, not from hiv. the advances and treatment has taken the crisis mentality out of it. people are come placement. we deal with a lot of stigma with it. >> you say stigma. you mention that word. let's talk about it. it's a big barrier. what is the stigma? >> more than three decades into the epidemic. their families make them use paper plates and plastic utensils. we had people asking can i get it from a mosquito bite or public pool? there's a lot of ignorance and stigma around it. if you are afraid your family is going to react badly if you are diagnosed with hiv, if you don
the city, and it paid off. a tip led animal control officers to rhode island avenue sunday. the lost and lonesome dog was found in someone's backyard. >> the reaction is, what is the world coming to these days. in a lot of ways, what the world is really coming to, was like 30 people mobilizing to help us find the dog. >> reporter: murray's recovering at the friendship animal hospital which has given the owners a break on the medical bill. doctors here say murray is definitely banged up but he's going to be okay. but will have to stay here at the hospital for a couple of days before he with go home. doctors say besides the dislocated elbow, he has burns, cuts and scrapes. full recovery? >> i think so. he might have a little stiffness. it will be a little while for him to play tennis again. but otherwise, he should be fine. >> reporter: perhaps no one is more glad that murray is safe and okay than 2-year-old jacob, his best friend and constant companion. >> everything is feeling great right now. knowing he's going to be okay. it's really amazing. >> the search for that jogger who alleg
orange coloring. >>> new york city's controversial ban on large sugary drinks is seeing its first legal challenge. a coalition of business filed suit yesterday claiming the city's board of health overstepped its authority when it approved the measure. the new regulation would prevent restaurants, cafeterias and concession stands from selling soda and other high calorie drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. the law is set to take effect in march. >>> and the time right now is 9:38. coming up how a clinic is making it easy for you to get a flu shot today. >> and a new chapter for a maryland teen bullied on camera. how he got lots of community support last night. >> an unforgettable moment for a virginia teenager at his high school home coming game. how his story brought out many tears. you're watching news 4 today. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, i
. baltimore city fire department got the call around 2:00 a.m. this morning. once on the scene, one man reported to be 52 jumped from a second story window. he sustained injuries to his neck and back after jumping head first. firefighters heard screams coming from the home. by the time they got inside, they were unable to rescue the remaining people. as for the children that did not make it out, they are believed to be, 1, 3, 5 and 7 years old. the fifth person was a grandmother and was 55 years old. we talked to relatives earlier this morning and reported ten people were inside the home when the fire started. no word on their condition. barbara says her granddaughter who escaped through a window. >> one of my granddaughters doesn't want to talk to anybody. she threw her baby out the window. >> reporter: what happened? >> i don't know. she threw her baby out the window and she jumped out there. >> barbara and keith, two firefighters were injured. one after falling through a second story floor to the basement. he's expected to be okay. live in the news room, tony tull. >> bad story. than
's, target and walgreens. it promises delivery within an hour in most cities, but for now, the service is just being tested in san francisco. and you can now be a toys 'r' us kid all over the world. starting today, the retailer will begin shipping products to more than 60 countries. the service supplies items bought on their websites. yesterday, toys 'r' us announced it would open toy departments inside 25 macy's stores across the country. these will be open from october 15th to january 15th. >> thank you. >>> no facebook in the white house for the obama children. the first lady recently said in a round table that she won't let her daughters malia or sasha join the social media site. she says she talks to her daughters about growing up in the digital age and warns them every moment can be captured and shared online. the first lady said she told her girls "you can't act bratty because you may be having a moment but somebody could use that moment and try to define you forever." good advice there. >> for any parent to give their kids. >> and some adults, too. >> that's true. a lot of peop
city of the day, what a surprise! miami! we are looking at nice weather toot. scattered thunder showers, a high of 85 degrees. satellite radar, we have a frontal system pushing through the great lakes. that's going to usher in cooler air in the east. in fact, as we go under the clouds we are looking at showers and thunderstorms from the mid mississippi river valley and the northeast. also snow showers in the northern rockies as well. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> we are seeing rapidly improving conditions as dry air pushes in. good morning, storm team 4 meteorologist, veronica johnson. blue sky at the top of the screen. 57 degrees is the current temperature. as the fog lifts, it's hanging on in culpeper, virginia right now. your temperature there is 47 degrees. 57 in d.c. going up to a high today of 72 degrees. front moves through. we stay dry, dropping to the >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> all right, al. thank you so much. coming up next, the mom who went on strike, stopped picking up after the kids, an
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